Find a pot of Guinness at the end of rainbow at the Valley’s new pub | The Gourmand & Gourmet

Find a pot of Guinness at the end of rainbow at the Valley’s new pub

No need for Irish luck, Brisbane, we’ve found your pot of gold and it comes out of a set of shiny new taps in Fortitude Valley. That’s right, there’s finally a place in Brisbane where you can get your fix of red heads, beer, tartan and old time pub feeds all in the one place. If your love for ale, lager and ciders extends further than a mere couple of taps, then this is definitely the spot for you to throw back a few (or more) cold ones*. Set to open in the Brunswick Street Mall on Friday May 13, Finn McCools is the city’s newest spot to mingle and enjoy top quality comfort food, a killer selection of Australian and imported beers, Aussie and Irish sporting action and a little live music on the side. What’s not to love? While we’re definitely fans of an edible plant or two, with the weather getting cooler, it’s hard to turn down a cosy spot on a bar stool with a pint in hand and a warm, well-cooked meal in front of us. Throw in a serving of beef and Guinness pie and we’re in for the long haul**. Think top quality pub feeds like premium, locally sourced steaks, parmies, and classic Irish favourites like bangers and mash. finn mccools 2Farewelling summer picnics in the park and Sunday sessions isn’t all doom and gloom when you’ve got social muscles to stretch over Finn McCool’s more traditional Sunday sesh. We’re talking thick, juicy cuts of Sunday roast every week from 11:30 until late. Sub out your regular pool session with a dip in dark beer and ditch your mum’s famous lamb for a night with Finn. It’ll be our little secret. And if one pub wasn’t enough, they’ve got a whole laneway for you to enjoy serving up a gourmet selection of breakfast, lunch and dinner offerings every day of the week. Putting the Finn in finesse, The Causeway will be serving up a range of boutique wines, seasonal craft beers, and a range of cocktails for the little bit of fancy in all of us (it’s there… keep looking). Perfect for every occasion, morning, noon and night, The Causeway is here to fill the position of new favourite coffee hang, lunch spot or evening beverage after knock off. With specials every night of the week, you don’t need a lucky shamrock (or awesome couch cash finding abilities) to afford a meal out in the Valley at Finn’s. They’re painting the town green with schnitzel night, mate’s rates, and wicked wings night where you can get a whole kilo of wings and a pint of the good stuff for just $15 (we just saw your bank account smile a little). So what are you waiting for? Hit the new pub all the Finn McCool kids in town will soon be flocking to and grace that thirsty hand with a stout and a little taste of the Irish***. You’ll find Finn McCools in the Brunswick Street Mall in Fortitude Valley, open 7 days a week as of Friday, May 13. *until you fall off your bar stool. **until we fall off our bar stool. ***until the leprechaun you start imagining falls off his bar stool. Words by Lucille Burkitt Images by Emotive Light Photography